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M for Montreal Announces Bibi Club, Karkwa, Peter Peter For 2024 MARATHON Festival

A host of local talent will play the discovery festival, as well as Toronto's myst milano., Vancouver's Vox Rea, Francouvertes winner Soleil Launière and more. They're all set to take the stage around the city from November 20 to 23.

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One of Montreal's most influential music discovery festivals has announced its first wave of 2024 artists.


Quebec legends Karkwa, rising indie pop act Bibi Club, and electro-pop artist Peter Peter will all take the stage during the fourth edition of M for Montreal's MARATHON Festival, set for November 20 to 23.

Other headliners include Milk & Bone's KROY, pop singer-songwriter Claudia Bouvette (both recently featured in Billboard Canada's Fresh Sounds series), bedroom pop experimentalist P'Tit Belliveau and rapper Ziak.

The festival has also announced the first seven of its Official Selection artists, who are showcased at private industry events. Alongside Bouvette and KROY, Toronto hip-hop artist myst milano., Montreal jazz pop group Fleece, Vancouver indie pop duo Vox Rea, R&B singer Naomi and Francouvertes winner Soleil Launière will all participate in the Official Selection program. There will be 28 Official Selection artists in total, with the full lineup released in September.

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The MARATHON Festival takes place at major Montreal venues like MTELUS, Fairmount Theatre and Club Soda, with music fans and industry members descending on Montreal's downtown for four days of performances, featuring 100 artists. It will be a packed schedule, with 30 concerts in 20 Montreal venues.

M for Montreal is a festival for local, national and international industry, with a strong reputation for helping artists connect with potential team members and collaborators, as well as working to export Quebecois and Canadian talent to the global market.

With industry-exclusive networking events, panels and performances, the festival can be a key opportunity for emerging artists.

The full lineup is expected in September, and festival passes are available now.

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CNE Bandshell Gets Big Boi, Sloan, Big Wreck And More For Throwback Summer Concerts

The headliners tie together the Toronto waterfront series' '90s and 2000s revival theme, while contemporary acts like MacKenzie Porter, Ruby Waters, Tynomi Banks and more will keep things current.

Toronto's CNE Bandshell concert series is leaning into big nostalgia this summer, with major '90s and 2000s acts headlining the throwback-themed lineup.

OutKast rapper Big Boi, Canadian-American rock band Big Wreck, and east coasters Sloan are leading the summer music programming at the Canadian National Exhibition, a major entertainment fair that takes over the Exhibition Place grounds every August.

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